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18 May 2017

First Mile targets growth after GCP investment

Private equity firm Growth Capital Partners (GCP) has completed an investment in London-based recycling company First Mile, which the company says will fund growth across the UK. GCP said it is investing alongside First Mile's ...


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2 March 2017

Simply Waste Solutions acquires Wycombe Trade Waste


Simply Waste Solutions has announced the acquisition of Wycombe Trade Waste and Skip Hire Ltd– which will add 500 new customers to its existing client base. The waste collections business concluded the deal yesterday (1 March) ...

2 March 2017

Outsourcing firms establish Waste Management Brokers Association


Three major providers of waste brokerage services have collaborated to establish the Waste Management Brokers Association (WMBA), a body set up to represent outsourcing firms within the waste sector. Founding members UK Waste ...

28 February 2017

Shanks to rebrand as Renewi following merger


Shanks Group is to rebrand as Renewi plc following completion of its merger with Dutch competitor Van Gansewinkel Groep B.V., the waste company has announced today (28 February). The relaunch, which will be reflected on the London...

22 February 2017

Wastepack acquires Integra Compliance schemes


Wastepack Group has acquired Integra Compliance Ltd, strengthening its position in the packaging waste and waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) compliance sector. Stafford-based Integra Compliance Ltd operates three ...

20 February 2017

Interserve EfW exit costs soar ahead of results


The cost of Interserve’s exit from the energy from waste market has more than doubled from £70 million to £160 million, the construction firm announced today (20 February). The ‘exceptional provision’ follows the ...

16 February 2017

News in Brief (16/02/2017)


With news on: DJB wins Sheffield Wednesday contract; Axion launches FPP service; East Cambs adopts recycling mascot, and; EMCOR joins duty of care campaign.

15 February 2017

Shanks Van Gansewinkel merger gets green light


Shanks has received all necessary approvals from the Netherlands competition authorities for its proposed merger with Van Gansewinkel Groep BV, the Group confirmed today (15 February). This follows receipt of approval from the ...

14 February 2017

Egbert Taylor Group announces netBin partnership


Egbert Taylor Group has announced a strategic partnership with software developer FarSite Communications, for distribution of its netBin software system. The netBin fill-monitoring system measures container capacity using sensors ...

13 February 2017

Appointments round-up (13/02/2017)


With news on: Liz Goodwin nominated for LWARB post; Woodruff joins Ricardo; Cycle Link UK appoints Lydia Burchnall; Slicker Recycling in double appointment, and; PHS Wastekit fills senior role.

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